POV

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POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most innovative documentaries to PBS audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.

Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Bertha Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts, with special support from The Fledgling Fund.

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Episodes 51

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POV

Pink Boy

An intimate portrait of a gender-nonconforming child growing up in rural Florida.

9:46

Pink Boy

9:46

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POV

Marathon

An undocumented immigrant, Julio Sauce, competes in the New York City Marathon.

9:10

Marathon

9:10

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POV

StoryCorps Shorts: School's Out

What happened to one elementary school as a result of mandated integration in the 1950's.

3:02

StoryCorps Shorts: School's Out

3:02

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POV

My Gal, Rosemarie

An eldery woman's husband fulfills her 90th birthday wish with a trip to In-N-Out.

15:36

My Gal, Rosemarie

15:36

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Clips 728

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POV

Hyphen-Nation: Amanda

"The question I get is 'Where are you from?'"

1:24

Hyphen-Nation: Amanda

1:24

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POV

Hyphen-Nation: Armando

"The unfortunate reality is a sense of being othered."

1:37

Hyphen-Nation: Armando

1:37

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POV

Hyphen-Nation: Ayman

"We're going to check your bags a little bit extra."

1:40

Hyphen-Nation: Ayman

1:40

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POV

Hyphen-Nation: Jason

"Black man first, American second."

1:35

Hyphen-Nation: Jason

1:35

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POV

Hyphen-Nation: Mallika

"I don't like hyphenations because I am American."

1:52

Hyphen-Nation: Mallika

1:52

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POV

Hyphen-Nation: Michaela

"Why would I want to be white?"

2:18

Hyphen-Nation: Michaela

2:18

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POV

Hyphen-Nation: Roy

"Not from here and not from there."

1:29

Hyphen-Nation: Roy

1:29

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POV

Hyphen-Nation: Russell

"Being black and having an accent was two strikes."

2:07

Hyphen-Nation: Russell

2:07

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Previews 170

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POV

Almost Sunrise - Teaser

Two former soldiers take a 2,700 mile trek across America seeking redemption.

2:31

Almost Sunrise - Teaser

2:31

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POV

Seven Songs for a Long Life - Trailer

Patients at Strathcarron hospice in Scotland face life's end with song and humor.

1:32

Seven Songs for a Long Life - Trailer

1:32

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POV

What Tomorrow Brings - Trailer

Inside the very first girls' school in a small Afghan village.

2:05

What Tomorrow Brings - Trailer

2:05

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POV

Thank You for Playing - Trailer

A father learns his young son has cancer and creates a poetic video game.

2:36

Thank You for Playing - Trailer

2:36

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